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John Adams, Composer
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One of America’s most admired and respected composers, John Adams (b. 1947) is a musician of enormous range and technical command. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound, and the profoundly humanist nature of their themes. Over the past 25 years, Adams’s music has played a decisive role in turning the tide of contemporary musical aesthetics away from academic modernism and toward a more exp...
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Adams: Lollapalooza
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: David Loebel
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Lollapalooza (7:19) N/A
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Recording Date: Sat 14 Sep 1991
Short Ride in a Fast Machine (4:46) N/A
Back-announcement, story continues (2:51) N/A
Adams: Concerto for Violin N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
quarter note = 78 (15:04) N/A
Chaconne: Body Through Which Dream Flows (10:18) N/A
Toccare (7:49) N/A
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Composer: John Adams
Recording Date: Mon 16 Feb 2015
June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016 (4:29) N/A
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